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Another word for quarry

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Noun
  1. A mine

      1. The act or process of excavating.
      2. An excavating or being excavated
      3. A hole formed by excavating.
      1. The long narrow stem or body of a spear or arrow.
      2. A vertical opening passing through the floors of a building, as for an elevator
      3. The section of a hair projecting from the surface of the body.
      1. Any of the bundles of vascular tissue forming the framework of a leaf blade
      2. (--- Anatomy) Any of the membranous tubes that form a branching system and carry blood to the heart from the cells, tissues, and organs of the body.
      3. A more or less continuous body of minerals, igneous or sedimentary rock, etc., occupying a fissure or zone, differing in nature from the enclosing rock, and usually deposited from solution by circulating water
      1. A vein containing important quantities of metallic ore and filling a well-defined fissure in the rock
      2. A vein of mineral ore deposited between clearly demarcated layers of rock.
      3. Any flat deposit of valuable ore separated from the adjoining rock by definite boundaries
    See also:

    mine

  2. The hunted

      1. The score accumulated at any given time in a game:
      2. (Informal) Evasive, trifling, or manipulative behavior:
      3. Fair game
      1. A rectangular metal frame in which pages or columns of type are locked
      2. A license to hunt over a specified area or to keep animals there as game
      3. (Brit.) An unenclosed game preserve
      1. A person or thing that falls victim to someone or something
      2. The collection of animals typically hunted and eaten by a predator:
      3. One that is deceived or taken advantage of by another:
    See also:

    victim